Commercial Courts not required to allow belated filing of documents in absence of good cause, Delhi HC

Aditi Singh May 8 2019

The Delhi High Court has held that Commercial Courts are not required to entertain or allow applications for late filing of documents, unless a party is able to establish a good cause for non-disclosure at the time of the pleadings.

"Unless the Commercial Divisions start enforcing Rules legislated for commercial suits and refuse to entertain applications for late filing of documents, especially with respect to documents of suspicious character, and continue to show leniency in the name of ‘interest of justice’ and ‘a litigant . . .

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